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DOD Identifies Two Additional Army Casualties, August 5, 2011

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–August 5, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Sgt. Anthony Del Mar Peterson, 24, of Chelsea, Okla., died Aug. 4 in Paktia province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, Okla.

The Department of Defense also announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Capt. Waid C. Ramsey, 41, of Red Bay, Ala., died Aug. 4 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked with small arms fire.  He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Birmingham, Ala.

Source: defense.gov

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